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Three-day Navy Commanders’ Conference to begin on Thursday


New Delhi: A three-day Naval Commanders` Conference will be held here from Thursday. The conference is being held following a very successful International Fleet Review (IFR) organized by the Navy in Visakhapatnam in February.

Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral RK Dhowan will chair the conference, which will review operations, acquisition of assets, personnel and logistic issues.

The conference will primarily focus on reviewing combat readiness and operational preparedness of the Navy, including coastal security, to address the dynamic security challenges in the Indian Ocean region.

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will address and interact with Naval Commanders on the opening day of the conference.

The conference will also provide an opportunity to naval commanders` to interact with Ministry of Defence (MoD) officials. Relevant issues regarding civil military synergy will also be discussed.


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